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There is hope… Early diagnosis and treatment can save vision and prevent blindness. Prevent Blindness Tri-State. Our Mission Saving Sight for a clear vision of the future . Proud member of the Prevent Blindness America family celebrating 100 years of saving sight. What we do. Advocacy

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There is hope…

Early diagnosis and treatment can save vision and prevent blindness


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Prevent Blindness Tri-State

Our Mission

Saving Sight for a clear vision of the future


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Proud member of the Prevent Blindness America family celebrating 100 years of saving sight


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What we do

  • Advocacy

  • Information & Education

  • Patient Services

  • Vision Screening & training


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We educate new mothers about their infant’s eye care needs


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Delays in treating eye problems could result in permanent vision loss and affect learning


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80% of children will start school before receiving a vision screening or eye exam


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One in 20 preschool age children and one in four school age children have a vision problem


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We provide vision Screening, referral, and follow-up for at-risk preschoolers


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We educate parents about the essential role healthy vision plays in their child’s development


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We obtain free eye exams and glasses for at-risk children


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We educate the public about the growing risk of vision loss from eye disease as we age


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We inform the public about eye health, and eye safety at work, at school, at home, at leisure


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We are Partners in Eye Safety

2,000 eye injuries occur in the workplace each day, most can be prevented!


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The number of Americans age 40+ with age related eye disease will increase 40% by the year 2020


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Vision loss can be life changing

Eye disease and vision loss are striking an aging America in epidemic proportions


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We help alert older adults that routine eye exams can prevent vision loss or even blindness


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We hold Special Events and other fundraisers that support our sight saving mission


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Awards


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Golf Fore Sight Classic


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For more information visit the Prevent Blindness Tri-State Website at

www.preventblindnesstristate.org

Or call us at 800-850-2020

Share our vision of saving sight!


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